Protests as top Kurdish lawyer gunned down in Turkey

 A leading Kurdish lawyer and rights activist was killed in a shootout in Turkey's troubled southeast today, fuelling accusations that the state was behind his murder and sparking protests in several cities.

Man dies as lady RPF constable pushes him off running train

A forty-year-old man died on Tuesday after he was allegedly pushed off from a local train by a lady RPF constable in between Uttarpara and Hind Motor stations in the district, triggering massive protests and rail blockades along the Howrah-Bandel main line section.

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How false rumours lead to riots in India - Part 2

A 50-year-old man in northern India was killed in a mob lynching allegedly over rumours that his family had been storing and consuming beef at home.

How false rumours lead to riots in India

Two people were killed and over 70 others were injured after bloody clashes broke out between police and Sikh protesters in Punjab’s Faridkot, Moga and Sangrur districts after Sikh bodies staged protest against desecration of Guru Grant Sahib. Watch how false rumours lead to riots in India

Sect followers end protests after assurance on 'MSG-2' screening
Sect followers end protests after assurance on 'MSG-2' screening

 Hundreds of protestors from the Dera Sacha Sauda sect who had blocked railway tracks and roads in some parts of Punjab in the past two days, ended their protests on Monday after authorities assured them that a solution would be found regarding the screening of "Messenger of God-2" (MSG-2), the second movie starring their chief, godman Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh.

Nepal gets new secular constitution amid protests
Nepal gets new secular constitution amid protests

Nepal on Sunday adopted a historic Constitution after seven years of painstaking deliberations marking its transition into a fully secular and democratic republic from a Hindu monarchy, amid violence by minority Madhesi groups over a seven province federal structure.

Burkina Faso coup leaders offer olive branch as protests mount

Leaders of a coup in Burkina Faso said on Friday they had freed the president and reopened borders, in an apparent olive branch as they faced a growing confrontation with crowds of protesters demanding they end their rebellion.

Three bodies found in Kashmir,'victims' of terror group-rivalry

Bullet-ridden bodies of three youth were recovered on Monday from an apple orchard in Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said, claiming they were victims of rivalry between Hizbul Mujahideen and its breakaway group Lashkar-e-Islami.

Family members of Uphaar victims to step up protests

Family members of Uphaar fire victims on Friday said that they will step up protests in their quest for justice and demanded a new legislation to deal with the "man-made disasters" and better safety in public spaces.

Amarinder protests against attempt to murder case on Cong men

Senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh, along with some party legislators, today held a protest against the slapping of attempt to murder case on five party workers following a clash with police.

One more killed Nepal in protests over new Constitution

One person was killed on Tuesday as thousands of Nepalese protesting against the proposed new Constitution clashed with police, taking the death toll in the violence to at least nine and prompting the government to deploy army in a district bordering India.

Nepal town tense after protests kill child and seven police

 Hundreds of security personnel patrolled a tense town in western Nepal Tuesday after an 18-month-old boy and seven police died in violent protests against a new constitution.

Draft of Nepal's new Constitution tabled despite protests

The final draft of Nepal's new Constitution was tabled in the Constituent Assembly tonight amid protests and slogan-shouting by members of Madhesi parties and other opposition groups.

Pakistan protests to India over alleged LoC violations

Pakistan on Monday summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner here to lodge a protest over "unprovoked ceasefire violations", a day after India had also registered a similar protest over recent ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the LoC that killed six people.

New protests after deadly clashes over Nepal constitution

 Nepal sent in hundreds of police reinforcements Tuesday to a troubled western region as anger flared over the police killing of two demonstrators during a protest against the new constitution.

Iraq PM calls for sweeping reforms in response to protests
Iraq PM calls for sweeping reforms in response to protests

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called Sunday for sweeping reforms, including abolishing the post of his rival Nuri al-Maliki, in response to weeks of demonstrations against corruption and poor services.

Taiwan school textbook row highlights antipathy to ''one China''

Protests in Taiwan over textbook revisions which students say aim to brainwash them into accepting a "one China" view of history underscore the island`s growing sense of independence from its vast neighbour and geopolitical foe.

Protests rage outside Salman Khan's house for opposing Yakub Memon's death penalty
Protests rage outside Salman Khan's house for opposing Yakub Memon's death penalty

After advocating against the death penalty for 1993 blasts convict Yakub Memon, Salman Khan faced protest outside his residence here.

Taiwan police arrest 30 student protesters

 Police arrested 30 student protesters in Taiwan early today after they broke in to the education ministry in the capital Taipei overnight protesting "China-centric" changes to the school curriculum.